liquid music

liquid music

After so many years of writing about wine I experienced another epiphany yesterday. In the company of 75 gathered aficionados I listened to winemakers and viticulturists talk about their land, their soil, the tender regard they had for their particular slopeĀ of eden....
Celestial Austrian Wines – Soif Tasting 1.25

Celestial Austrian Wines – Soif Tasting 1.25

The incomparable Nikky Saahs of Nikolaihof biodynamic winery in Austria’s Wachau region, takes the Soif winebar mainstage next Sunday, January 25 from 2-4. This is the fifth year in a row that Saahs has visited to explore and discuss the crisp mineral-driven...
Barolo Tasting @ Soif

Barolo Tasting @ Soif

Does your mother love big, energetic gorgeous Italians? (wines that is). Well then take her on over to Soif this Saturday, May 10, where from 2-4pm Marco Parusso will be pouring no fewer than six of his estate Barolo wines. $20 per guest (buy one get one free) –...
Outstanding Achievement in a Pinot Noir

Outstanding Achievement in a Pinot Noir

From Muns Vineyard comes a spectacular example of Santa Cruz Mountains terroir. Muns’ 2009 Estate Pinot Noir is everything you could want in a brilliantly balanced wine. From the nose of white pepper, roses, and licorice, straight into an expanding heart of...
White Wine for the Yuletide

White Wine for the Yuletide

Jon Morgan and the Bargetto boys have done it again. This time the must-have wine from Soquel Vineyards is a charismatic blend called Trinity Bianco. First off know that the wine is one of the many many bargains available right this minute at Shoppers Corner. In fact...